Southeastern to Raise Ticket Prices?
A change to the way that train fares are set means passengers are likely to stomach at least an 8 percent increases in train ticket prices come the New Year due to inflation.
The previous way of calculating a fare increase was inflation plus 1 percent but now it’s inflation plus 3 percent which could mean train fares in Medway and Kent increasing by 8%-13%.
How will you get to work if we see such a dramatic fare increase?
X Factor Surprise
It’s back Saturday night – The X Factor – Louis Walsh is miffed Gary Barlow’s head judge instead of him, meanwhile there’s been a surprise cull of almost three dozen hopeful contestants.
Cheryl Cole for Geordie Shore
It appears it’s all over for Girls Aloud star Cheryl Cole in the US. As reports are coming in this morning that she’s set to be replaced by Pussycat Doll Nicole Scherzinger on the US X Factor.
If Cheryl heads home to the UK what could she do next? Perhaps a cameo on MTV’s Geordie Shore?
Geordie Shore Shocking
Today the Daily Star has branded new reality show Geordie Shore too outrageous for the TV. It’s the new reality television show on MTV that features boobs, booze, lesbian snogs and naked hot-tub frolics (something that I’m sure would outrage the editors at the Daily Star!)
Finally, it’s ture, a dog dating website goes live today!
Mike’s Mindbender: You can see it in water but it never gets wet? What is it? ANSWER: Your reflection.
Gary Barlow is Favourite for X Factor Judge
Gary Barlow has been voted as favourite to take over from Simon Cowell on the X Factor should he leave the next series of the TV show. Sharon Osborne came in second place. Who would you like to see? Suggestions on the show this morning included Rolf Harris, Alan Carr, Meatloaf, Simon Amstel and Pat Sharp!
The Cat Cafe
There’s a cafe in Tokyo that lets you rent an hour in an environment surrounded by cats. It’s around £15 an hour for the pleasure and, if you’re not a cat person, there are cafes with rabbits, ferrets and even beetles.